25 May

Prague: Repressions against social center Klinika

For the second time in less than a week the Czech police has invaded the autonomous social centre Klinika in Prague under the pretext of looking for explosive devices after receiving an anonymous email claiming to have planted bombs in the building.

After the first invasion on Friday 20, few activists managed to stay on the roof of the building while the police evicted everybody and handed the building to the representative of the state, the owner of the building. However, later in the evening Klinika was successfully occupied again. Read More

22 May

Poznan, Poland: Three months in jail for eviction blockade

On the 27th of April Lukasz Bukowski, a participant of Anarchist Federation Poznan, Poland, went to prison for three months. He had been charged and sentenced with the breach of bodily integrity of a police officer which had happened during the eviction blockade of a disabled woman and her husband, Katrzyna and Ryszard Jencz, from a tenement house in Poznan, Poland. Lukasz refused to pay the fine, which then was changed to community work and then to a prison term. He appeared at a prison in Poznan where he will spend the next three months.

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22 May

27.05 18:30 Solidarity with Belarus Critical Mass

A month ago critical mass in Minsk ended up with 4 people prosecuted for minor traffic violation and two people charged with violence against the police. The belarusian regime is using all the dirty tricks to discredit any social movement in the country. The road cops have reported that two people from critical mass have attacked them and ripped a jacked of one of the cops. This information came at the same time with information of police violence against participants – they were beaten up during arrest, in the police van on the way to the police station and afterwards in the police station. One person reported that he have lost a tooth during the beating. Right now one of the people is in jail waiting for the trial that can bring him up to 6 years in prison[1].

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11 May

Call for solidarity with arrested activist of critical mass

Critical Mass on 29 April in Minsk ended up with 6 people detained and a criminal case against one of it’s participants. Dmitry Polienko is accused of violence against policeman and others charged with minor offences. The trials for minor offences are schedules for 12 and 16 may.

Dmitry is now in pre-trial prison and requires solidarity from comrades in form of solidarity actions and money for food parcels. The maximum penalty for the article he is accussed of is 6 year in prison.

In social networks a flash mob was started #iamcriticalmass/#ятожекритическаямасса to show solidarity with arrested. Apart from that you can send us your solidarity actions at belarus_abc@riseup.net.

You can also donate through paypal with the same address belarus_abc@riseup.net. Please specify the cause for transfer – “critical mass”

Till all are free! ABC-Belarus